Counseling Services

Welcome to Saddleback College Counseling Services Division!

Professional counselors are dedicated to assisting current and prospective students in identifying, clarifying, and reaching their individual life goals. Counselors provide Academic, Transfer, Career, Personal, and Online counseling services. All counseling appointments are confidential.

In addition, as faculty, counselors teach Counseling courses that are designed to help students in achieving success.

Day and evening counseling services are available on an appointment and walk-in basis.

Walk In Counseling Available Monday thru Thursdays 8am to 7pm. No appointment necessary.

Do you have a CP Hold? Students who want a Saddleback College Certificate, Associate Degree, or who want to transfer, are required to complete a My Academic Plan (MAP) and have it approved by a counselor. Please call the Counseling Office at (949) 582-4572 to Make Your Appointment. 

Announcements


Fall 2017 Freshman Advantage Program
Attend a Freshman Advantage Friday Event
Common Assessment Pilot Program - Free $20 Gift Cards!
Please note that you need to give 24 hours notice for cancelations or changes.

We are now offering walk in appointments -
Come in to Counseling - SSC166 and sign up to see the next available counselor!
In case of an emergency, please contact campus police at (949) 582-4585

How to Make a Counseling Appointment

  • In order to make an appointment you must have a college application for the current or upcoming term.
  • If required, you must have the Matriculation Process completed.
  • Only continuing and matriculated students can use the online system.
  • New students with student ID numbers must call or come in person to make an appointment.

Counseling Appointments may be made in person during the hours listed, by using our online appointment system or by calling (949) 582-4572. Limited appointments are available through the online system.

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Counseling Location & Hours

Student Services Center (SSC) 167 Map
Monday-Thursday from 8:00am to 7:00pm
Friday from 8:00am to 12:00 noon